Reflection For Ovarian Cyst
List A: Ovarian cysts pathology and their clinical manifestations
An ovarian cyst can be a functional ovarian cyst, a benign/malignant neoplastic ovarian cyst, or a teratoma. A malignant ovarian cyst is however a rare occurrence. Ovarian cyst can be hemorrhagic if a blood vessel is involved. Ovarian cyst can be grouped histologically: epithelial-stromal tumors, germ cell tumors and sex cord-stromal tumors. Out of the benign ovarian cyst, serous cyst, …show more content…
Within this course we are thrown into a new environment where we have to adapt and learn. As a male student coming from a fairly conservative country, women’s health is full of obstacles. I learnt that pregnancy is a beautiful process where life comes to be and it can be quite challenging to engage with patients that are easily stressed by health issues that could impact them or their fetuses. I realized the importance of phrasing words correctly in order to avoid misunderstandings and unnecessary stress for the patients.
Another difficulty was the fact that the learning of the examination taught to us in this course, the vaginal examination and pap smear, was taught through mannequins. There’s a solid reason for it however, without actual experience it was hard to practice the techniques. I overcame this with the use of 3D anatomical diagrams and textbooks. Combined with practicing with other medical students on imaginary models I realized the importance of clinical exposure and